An Exposition on the Eight Extraordinary Vessels: Acupuncture, Alchemy, and Herbal Medicine
DescriptionThis is the first English translation of and commentary on Li Shi-Zhen's Exposition on the Eight Extraordinary Vessels. In addition to the original Chinese text and translation, the authors provide an overview of its themes -- theory, acupuncture, herbal medicine, internal cultivation, and pulse diagnosis -- extensive commentaries on the text, and a discussion of the book's influence on subsequent pre-modern and modern practitioners.
March 01, 2010
6.9 X 1.3 X 9.9 inches | 2.45 pounds
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